Waves Audio has announced the release of its new audio plugin CR8 Creative Sampler.

When you’re cooking samples, you want to get creative quickly. The Waves CR8 Creative Sampler takes everything fun and exciting about sampling, and puts it all inside a fast, easy workflow.

CR8 Creative Sampler features

  • The most creative sampler options in a fast & easy workflow.
  • 8 sample layers to create rich sample textures.
  • Stack and mix the 8 layers, or split them across your keyboard.
  • 5 stretching options: Voice, Beats, Melodic, Harmonic, Classic.
  • Play and Launch modes.
  • Root and BPM detection.
  • Drag & drop 4 LFO/Sequencer and 4 ADSR modulators on any CR8 control.
  • Individual Cutoff, Resonance and Drive for each sample with 4 assignable group filters.
  • Assign keyboard functions to CR8 controls for extra playability.
  • Internal sample mixer to easily mix the sample layers together.
  • Integrates with the COSMOS AI-powered Sampler Finder.
  • Over 2500 free samples (with the built-in COSMOS).
  • Packed with over 800 creative sampler presets.

Regularly $34.99 USD, the plugin is on sale for the intro price of $9.99 USD for a limited time.

Also available is COSMOS, a free AI-powered sample finder that allows you to search all your samples by instrument, key, BPM, character and more.

COSMOS brings ALL the one-shots and loops on your hard drive into one easy-to-search place, and accurately auto-tags them using AI. Now you can quickly find the samples you need by instrument, key, BPM, and even musical characteristics like brightness and dynamics.

COSMOS is compatible with all WAV, AIF, OGG and FLAC files, and can be used standalone or with the Waves CR8 Creative Sampler.

More information: Waves Audio